Hillary is an associate in the Business Litigation Practice Group in the firm’s Baltimore office and a member of the firm’s Wealth Management team. She focuses her practice on defending clients in complex business disputes. Her specific experience includes litigating cases of consumer fraud, product liability, breach of contract, class actions, business tort, and employment disputes. She regularly represents clients in the healthcare, retail and consumer, and financial services industries in Maryland’s state and federal courts and at alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

The cornerstones of Hillary’s practice are her outstanding client advocacy and her ability to serve as a trusted adviser to corporate leadership. Hillary was recently named to the Super Lawyers list of Rising Stars in Maryland for 2020 and 2021. She is also actively involved in the community and has served on the Board of Directors of the Junior League of Baltimore.

Publications

  • Co-Author, New Rule Governing Retirement Advice Shakes Up Traditional Broker Compensation, THE DAILY RECORD, April 7, 2016.
  • Implementing Article 32 on the Convention on the Rights of the Child as a Domestic Statute Protecting Children from Abusive Labor Practices, 44 CASE WES. J. INT'L L. 921 (2012).

Civic and Professional Activities

  • Junior League of Baltimore
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Baltimore City Bar Association

Honors and Awards

Selected to the Maryland Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) in Business Litigation, 2020 – 2021

Experience

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  • Defended a national insurance carrier in a breach of contract action resulting in summary judgment and which was affirmed on appeal.
  • Represented an investment management firm in matters before FINRA and related litigation in the Third Circuit resulting in favorable settlement.
  • Defended a Maryland-based limited liability company against allegations of breach of contract, misrepresentation, and fraud in the District of Maryland resulting in dismissal.
  • Represented a manufacturer in a monopolization and trade secret misappropriation action resulting in summary judgment.